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Hop JuJu Imperial IPA - Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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Reviews: 169
Hads: 1,540
rAvg: 4.45
pDev: 7.87%
Wants: 488
Gots: 239 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
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Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: AltBock on 09-26-2009

The magical hops cast their spell, the natives chant and the drums beat... First let us confirm that there is no witchcraft used in creating this fine brew. None. Really. Well maybe a little. A supernatural beer with a powerhouse of hops creating aromas and flavors of citrus, pine and tropical fruit with a juicy resiny hop finish. Hakuna Matata.
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Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.45/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one at Retsinis' tasting.

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy bone head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, tropical fruit, and slight herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest, tropical fruit, and herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a great citrus and tropical forward hop presence all around. (653 characters)

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.3/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

this is amazing on so many levels. for one, all this hop character with so little bitterness, its incredible, maybe one of the most dramatic ive encountered. honey colored is fitting, because its honey textured hoppy too, extremely west coast in nature, dank and drippy with hop goodness. i dont get as much tropical fruit in this as others apparently have, more pine for me, spruce even, springy and pungent, with a real taffy sticky front end feel but fully resolving in the finish, aided by strong carbonation and a medium body that feels delicate for how big this is. i appreciate a big ipa under 9% abv too, it allows me the ability to enjoy several of them without the consequences of doing the same thing with one at 10% abv. i would describe the hop profile of this beer as less distinct than expected, given the hype. i thought for sure southern hemisphere fruitiness and all of that, but its not really there. its got more of a northwest hop character, just done better than most others, which is always great to see. this one and the head hunter are both amazing. these guys appear to be really onto it with their hoppy beers. id love to try some other stuff, looks like they do a ton. (1,196 characters)

Photo of brentk56
4.35/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: A billowy head gathers above the amber liquid and leaves multiple strands of lacing down the side of the glass

Smell: Sugar-coated ruby red grapefruit

Taste: Like the aroma, the sugar-coated ruby red grapefruit flavor opens and builds through the middle, the bitterness builds, particularly after the swallow; bready malt flavors linger, underneath, but the finish is citrusy, sweet and adds a mango and tropical fruity angle

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Perhaps a tad too much sugar for my palate, this is still a terrific DIPA with a distinct West Coast character

Thanks, kbuzz, for the opportunity (654 characters)

Photo of Knapp85
4.32/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very nice looking copper color on this beer. The head is thin and white leaving behind just a touch of lacing on the glass with a small amount of retention. The smell if loaded with a bunch of hop aromas that range from resin to pine to fruit. The taste of the beer is very good too, nicely balanced sweet malts with a punishing bitter finish. The mouthfeel is oily and kind of heavy too. Overall this beer is a tasty, it's a hop bomb for sure, but if you're a hophead you'll love this for sure. (495 characters)

Photo of BEERchitect
4.3/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

With the unmistakable "Citra" hop character- it appears at first sniff that the brewers at Fat Head's have sold their soul to the devil. Irresistible to hop-heads, this deeply resinous taste is accompanied with enough fruit flavor to make any punch bowl blush.

Its copper and chestnut body shines despite its mildly hopped haze. With ribbons of gold and amber, the ale casts a dense and heavily creamy blanket of foam to rest above its prism of color. As the ale fades, trails of speckled Brussels lace follow closely behind.

The nose is quickly seduced by the beer's heavy hop influence immediately- tropical, citrus and herbaceous aromas are vibrant, ripe, and bursting with their perfume. Highly floral, the undertow of malt offers up a caramel-dipped fruit scent while approaching a rich and nearly buttery tone while hints of chive and cannabis rise at first sip.

Its taste is crisp and savory as the beer's moderate caramel sweetness turns over to a vagrant hoppy middle- there's a salty-citrus flavor that butts up against a butterscotch pineapple medley. But then there's cobblered taste of apples, mangoes, apricots and tangerine that's all wrapped in an aura of leaf and pine. Its growing bitterness is greeted with mineral and sap to crispen and dry its taste with ease.

Resembling the classic American IPA as much as it does an "imperial" version, the beer's hop dominance easily overshadows its malt sweetness as the beer is drier than expected even from the start. What ensues is a short caramel and biscuit sweetness that dissolves off the tongue and ensures a sticky resinous finish of smooth warmth and spicy bite.

Hop Juju spreads around to all the hop-heads with a resinous and tropical taste that satisfies their "bitter-tooth" with utmost divulgement. Its fruit, herb and supporting sweetness hits home with fans of newer, stronger and fruitier hops. (1,876 characters)

Photo of RblWthACoz
4.42/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

All right. Let's see what this hop juju hoopla is all about.

The nose on this one is bursting with character. Strong initial citrus off the start gives way to a very thorough resin character. All of it tones down after a short while. The flavor brings a thick resin tone as well and it lingers in a very hearty sense, changing a bit on the way. Thick and meaty. This is definitely a hop lovers beer. But very much an east coast style one at that. (447 characters)

Photo of kojevergas
3.3/5  rDev -25.8%

BOTTLE: 12 fl oz size. Brown glass. Fun label art. Branded orange pry-off pressure cap.

I got this from Duff27; thanks again, man! 9.00% ABV. 100 IBU.

Served cold. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated. Expectations are extremely high as this is currently #87 on the Top 250 list. Reviewed live as an imperial IPA since the label refers to it as such.

HEAD: Over one finger in width. Off-white colour. It's appealingly smooth and even, with a nice full thick consistency and attractive creaminess. Appears soft. Not as frothy as it could be. Leaves no lacing as it recedes. Head retention is good - about 7-8 minutes.

BODY: Mango with orange and copper hues. Average in vibrance. A biteen hazy; there's some oiliness to the appearance but it's still transparent and translucent. No yeast particulate or hop sediment is visible.

Overall, it's an appealing appearance for an imperial IPA, and isn't the usual boring copper colour of most beers in the style. I'm looking forward to trying it, and don't notice any obvious flaws. Definitely an above average appearance for the style.

AROMA: Fruity hop character dominates the hop profile. Mango, tangerine, citrusy esters, citrus zest, a kiss of grapefruit, seemingly balanced tropical fruit, nectary character, and a kiss of pine.

Sweetbread. Pale malt. There's enough sweetness to balance the hop bitterness, but I worry it'll be too sweet once I get to the taste.

No yeast character, alcohol, or off-notes are detectable.

Overall, it's a pleasant aroma of above average strength.

TASTE: Yes, the sweetness is a bit overpowering - or at least imbalanced - for the style. Pale malt and caramalt sweetness mixes with sweetbread, lending it substantial sweetness.

The hops can hardly compete. Hints of pine, some tropical fruit (mainly mango, but perhaps some tangerine), citrus zest, plenty of resins, and a hint of apricot.

The caramel feels out of place.

FLAVOUR INTENSITY: Moderate.

FLAVOUR DEPTH: Medium.

FLAVOUR DURATION: Average.

Amplitude of flavour is nice; this is a cohesive flavour profile with an interesting atypical build, but it's certainly not gestalt.

It's far from the most complex or intricate beer in the style, and doesn't boast much subtlety, but I do like it. The resiny and nectary hop notes are a highlight.

TEXTURE: Sticky, smooth, wet, lightly oily, and medium-bodied. Unrefreshing. Thickness is apt - enough to support the flavour profile without going overboard. It's a filling beer.

Not gushed, hot, boozy, astringent, harsh, rough, or scratchy.

Overall presence on the palate is nice, but not ideal. This texture suits the taste generally well, but doesn't feel tailored specifically to it. It's a bit overcarbonated.

OVERALL: A likeable imperial IPA which hides its ABV well and doesn't go for the increasingly boring grapefruit-emphatic hop profile. I've never been big on the tropical fruit approach to imperial IPAs, though, and I find this a bit lacking. More commitment to the nectary and resiny hop notes would be lovely, as would a bit more bitterness to even out the balance. I'll enjoy finishing this glass, but I definitely don't think this lives up to its current 87/250 position on the top beers list. Worth trying, but far from world class. Certainly drinkable.

Low B- (3,317 characters)

Photo of WVbeergeek
5/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Been waiting to try this beer for a long time, I usually catch every specialty release at Fathead's Pittsburgh but this one has always eluded me. I was thrilled to hear that it won this year's GABF Gold medal, and it beat my favorite 3F's Permanent Funeral out in blind tastings. This sample is super fresh bottled on 2/13/14...I love the packaging and the artwork on the label..."a supernatural beer".

Pours into a Fathead's Head Hunter pint glass glowing orange copper with a big white head filling up past the rim of the glass. Big chunks of sporadic lacing, aromatics hit hard with dank resinous hops everything I love about Head Hunter and then some, this time around there's grapefruit peel, tropical passionfruit notes, hop resins it's like diving into a bale of dried hops...what a great smelling DIPA. That happens to drink as easily as a single IPA.

Let's talk about flavors...layered resins of hop oils take on the palate, bringing lime/grapefruit citrus pith, dank cannabis oils, tropical fruit (think papaya/passionfruit combo), just an unrelenting level of hop bitterness that actually hits the palate in all the right ways! It comes off balanced not sugar coated hops, or caramelized sugars just a depth of malt presence and hop burps come of your nares after a few sips. Truly magnificent DIPA, to make something this drinkable, critics complain about 13.99 a 4 pack it's a bargain with the quality and amount of hops used in this offering. Alcohol definitely has a presence but it doesn't burn, it seems to be balanced into the combination of big malt and extraordinary hop components but be warned this beer is 9% abv and 100 walloping IBUs!

Matt Cole has quickly become a presence in the craft beer world after honing his skills at Rocky River in Ohio, he had a transcending meet up with Glen Benigni (excuse spelling) the founder of Fat Head's Pittsburgh which lead to a brewpub in New Olmstead, Ohio which lead to the production brewery pumping out bottles and very soon cans from Fathead's. The first time I visited Fathead's New Olmstead, it was a couple years ago Matt was loading his vehicle with GABF medals at that time...I am grateful to be close enough and part of the experience and I'm proud to see a somewhat local brewer/franchise gaining such deserved recognition for their talent, hardwork, and passion.

Sorry about the long review that pretty much pays homage to one of my favorite brewers in the world, but the mouthfeel on this beer is perfect with big hop oils gliding across the palate, creamy texture hop layers just so easy going down this beer is truly ridiculous!

Overall, a beer I can't live without now that I've tasted it, it best become part of their rotation if it doesn't we are all going to be let down, but the adds I've seen recently for Fathead's represents that this beer is going to be a standby offering, if not I really hope to see the next release come sooner than later. I wasn't being greedy I plan on sharing, and yes I grabbed the last 11 bottles available at my local! That's how rare this beer is!!! (3,074 characters)

Photo of MasterSki
4.2/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Three Floyds. I really dug Headhunter, so I was excited to try this one. Served in a half-pint.

A - A finger of white foam that has fantastic retention and leaves behind splotchy lace. Golden transparent body.

S - Big hop aroma, with plenty of pithy grapefruit, light pine, other citrus zest and juice, and a light sugar cookie and bread malt backdrop.

T - Taste is a little less exciting, although it's still fairly enjoyable. Less sweetness and more bitterness, particularly in the finish. As it warms up some icing sugar malt character comes, but this is largely grapefruits and a hint of orange.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation, some light alcohol warmth, and a super dry finish. Plenty if resinous hop oils are left behind.

D - A very good Midwest DIPA that I would gladly have again if I saw it on-tap (or had a growler). There's a nice group of hoppy brews popping up in Ohio (Fat Heads, Columbus, etc.) which is a nice change of pace from the less hop-oriented offerings from Jackie O's and Great Lakes. This isn't a beer that you could drink all night, but I had no problem finishing my glass. (1,123 characters)

Photo of superspak
4.42/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 8/12/2015. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy bright orange color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of huge grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, mango, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Fantastic aromas with awesome complexity and balance of bright citrus/tropical hops and light-moderate malt notes; with great strength. Taste of huge grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, passion fruit, lemon zest, orange peel, citrus rind, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness. Good amount of pine/citrus rind bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, peach, mango, lemon/orange zest, citrus rind, pine, light caramel, bread, and floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity and balance of bright citrus/tropical hops and light-moderate malt flavors; with a good malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying or astringent bitterness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and sticky/resinous mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warming present after the finish. Overall this is an incredible DIPA style. All around outstanding complexity and balance of bright and juicy citrus/tropical/piney hops and light-moderate malt flavor; and very smooth and crisp to sip on for the big ABV. An incredibly delicious offering. (1,604 characters)

Photo of stakem
3.78/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Big thanks to SteveOldrati for hooking me up with this. 12oz bottle poured into a snifter. The brew appears a dark burnt copper color, fairly clear with less than a finger of off-white cap that is quick to fade leaving patchy lace.

The aroma has a pleasant hop juiciness that mingles between fruity hoppiness and mild vegetative grassiness. Some cantaloupe and mellon feel come out with a mild alcohol accent. This brew kinda flirts back and forth between brilliant and just kinda meh. Strange.

The taste is quite bitter with a melon or dirty canteloupe-like yeasty and hoppy flavor. It is grassy and herbal with hints of pine resin and pithy pulp fruit and zest a bit like grapefruit. As it warms, a bit of maltiness comes out like burnt toffee.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. A unique and enjoyable brew with plenty of hop flavor and bitterness. The malt is interesting in its inclusion but with hardly any sweetness. If given the choice, I think id rather have IBUsive or head hunter instead. Regardless, thank you Steve for the opportunity. (1,083 characters)

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.01/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle shared by mendvicdog. Thanks Pat!

The beer is bright orange with a thick, off-white head. The aroma brings a huge bouquet of tropical fruits, to include pineapple, mango, melon, oranges. Present alcohol throughout the aroma and flavor. The beer is a bit hot. Teeming with tropical notes. Heavy on the palate. While there are some nice things happening here, the beer is a bit brash and shows the alcohol too much. Still, pretty tasty. (442 characters)

Photo of Alieniloquium
4.1/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep orange. Small white head. Leggy with some sticky lacing. Wispy surface.

Smell - Grapefruit and herbal hops. Smells kinda dank. Deep caramel.

Taste - Brighter hop flavor. Orange hops. A little herbal, but much less. Builds into a grapefruit bitterness. Caramel maltiness, but not too sweet.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, pushing medium heavy for a DIPA. Bitterness balances the residual sugars.

Overall - I wasn't blown away until I finished my pour and realized I had drank the whole thing before finishing my review. Greater than the sum of its parts. (607 characters)

Photo of Stinkypuss
4.16/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Fatheads Hop Juju

Poured into a 12 oz snifter. Bright shiney new copper colored beer, almost neon. Sweet dank nose. Pine, lime citrus and alittle malt sweetness. Some tropical fruit (pineapple,mango) notes go well with a moderate level of bitterness. Good carbonation, light to medium bodied feel. Another awesome Fatheads IPA. (329 characters)

Photo of Duff27
3.96/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Head quickly recedes to a collar. Body is light amber color. Small lacing around.

Green, trees. Almost get a honey smell in this.

Sweet to hop bitter goes from 0 to 60 in .9seconds. Big bitterness on the tail end of each pull. Would guess this one at 9.5%, booze apparent.

Mouthfeel borders on syrupy, low carbonation.

Bitterness was almost distracting but otherwise a solid DIPA from Fat Heads. Thanks for the try dannyfayy! (429 characters)

Photo of Beerandraiderfan
4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well another phenomenal Fat Head effort at the Double IPA festival.

Looks like a Pliny clone, its light in appearance. That is the only thing it is "light" in. Massive grapefruit hop aromas. The best. Taste is more of the same, but without any heavy malt bill, or feeling of unbalanced bitterness. Bitterness subsides before its even there. Delicious.

Mouthfeel, relatively straightforward, there is no evolution here, which is good, because its phenomenal from the first waft. Could drink this all day. (506 characters)

Photo of bluejacket74
4.48/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle, bottled on 02/26/14. Served in a DFH IPA glass, the beer pours a hazy orange color with a couple inch off-white head that stayed around a long time. There's also a lot of lacing. Aroma is great, the brew smells mostly like citrusy (orange peel, oranges, tropical fruit, melon) and pine hops, along with some caramel malt. I think the taste is pretty much just like the aroma, but there's also some herbalness and apricot flavor along with a good bitter hoppy finish. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit slick and coating with moderate carbonation. I think it's a pretty good Imperial IPA, I'd certainly buy this again in the future. (650 characters)

Photo of TurdFurgison
4.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the Cleveland location. The menu notes: Double IPA brewed with incredible amounts of hops giving this beer supernatural hops aroma, flavor, and bitterness.

The beer is kind of dark copper color, mostly clear with a little haze, and a wet looking white foam. Lots of lacing on the glass as the glass emptied. The aroma was all citrus hops, grapefruit and lemon, really mouthwatering. This is exactly the approach I like to see with a DIPA, some go too far with malt balance but not Hop JuJu. The taste was no disappointment either, The hops citrus flavors come through in a big way, and here the malts showed up a little more than in the aroma. The initial tastes are sweet but with a strong bitter edge in the aftertaste.

Full bodied and filling, a strong mouthfeel to complement the strong flavors. This is another great IPA from Fat Heads, a brewery that makes nothing but good beers. This microbrewery should consider bottling. (948 characters)

Photo of jbaker67
4.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear orange color with a medium white head that burns away steadily. Short strings of lacing. Piney hops, citrus and malt in the nose. Medium body with a moderately bitter hops flavor that has grapefruit and pine notes. Sweet malt in the background. The finish is hoppy with a citrus aftertaste. (304 characters)

Photo of cpetrone84
4.32/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on draft last night at Fat Heads in Pittsburgh. Joe is the best bartender there and we also mixed this with Head hunter to create quite an awesome IPA.

A-copper color with a thin white head that lingers for a moment and leaves a light lacing.

S-big nose of tropical fruits and floral aromas. Grapefruit, apricot and some citrus make up the fruits with a light hint of pine to back up all the sweetness.

T-follows the nose and is quite big! the grapefruit and apricot dominate with a touch of citrus bringing up the font of the flavor. a resigny pine comes in next with lots of bitterness coming in at the finish.

M-medium body with a fair amount of carbonation. it is syrupy but extremely smooth and it coats the mouth as it goes down.

D-extremely easy drinking hiding the alcohol very well. solid DIPA and will have to go back to grab a growler. (855 characters)

Photo of barczar
4.12/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very resiny, pine, grapefruit, and savory Amarillo character in aroma. Moderate caramel malt sweetness.

Muted grapefruit dominates the flavor, with pithy bitterness offsetting the modest caramel malt sweetness. That savory Amarillo comes through. A little bitter for my liking. Overrated, in my opinion. The flavoring hops are too one-note. (341 characters)

Photo of Brenden
4.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hop Juju is a clear dark orange color, like crystalized burnt amber. The head is off-white and plenty creamy. It rises to one finger in height and retains about half of that for the duration of the session, leaving good webbing interconnecting the lace.
Let it never be said that Fat Heads is every shy with the hops. This one's big in both aroma and flavor with a mingling of the earthier, more elemental as well as the fresher and brighter. It brings lots of grapefruit peel and pine resin, very floral up front giving way to those elements, some sharp cheese in the middle, with the tang, bite and leathery quality of dried tobacco leaf rounding out an interesting complexity. It's a hop bomb for sure, but some bready malts and caramel add the balance it needs. It also has a lot of heavy dankness in it. Tropical fruits come in and draw out into the finish, where it seems the caramel goes a little buttery as it meets it.
The raw bitterness brings out a certain dryness, but it has a lot evening it out to semi-dry. The crispness bites moderately and for the long-term, while it remains smooth into the lingering, almost herbal finish. (1,141 characters)

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.56/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bottle graciously provided by the people at The Daily Growler in Upper Arlington, OH. Poured into my Abandon Brewing snifter.

Pours a hazy, golden orange color, with a 1.5 inch head, and small streaks of lacing down the glass.

Heavy hop aroma and taste here- not much difference between the two. Tons of tropical and citrus flavors, pretty sweet, undercut by pleasant but not overpowering bitterness. Orange, tangerine, peach, apricot, grapefruit, and pineapple are all noted. Just amazing. Not much malt noted.

Medium bodied, starts sweet, finishes bitter and dry. Crips, low but effective carbonation.

Second beer from Fat Head's- they are certainly a great brewery. (673 characters)

Photo of OWSLEY069
3.68/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clean orange-ish color with an off white head. In the aroma, mango and peach citrus. In the taste, pine like hops and dehydrated peaches. A small bite and medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry pine like hop in the aftertaste. Kind of summery with the nice fruitiness in the nose, but pine hops in the taste. (313 characters)

Photo of AgentZero
3.85/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Golden orange and transparent. Poured with two fingers of white head that had ridiculous retention.

S - Lots of tropical fruits and a little bit of caramel malt. Smells very light, sweet, and fruity, quite refreshing.

T - Taste is a lot heavier than the nose. I found this beer you be quite sweet and sugary. Its got some pretty strong bitterness on the backend. It's good, but too sugary for me.

M - Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

O - Good, I think others have liked it more than I did as it was kind of sweet, but it is a good beer worth drinking. Bonus if you like fruity IPAs. (598 characters)

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Hop JuJu Imperial IPA from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
98 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.